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You only have to re-watch your favourite road trip movie to know that road trips are about many things but most of all the journey. The where, who, why and how play into the big what, that is, what each participant learns, feels and experiences. Recently, Girls' Flight Out embarked on a road trip in northern California. Here's the lowdown and the highlights. Of course, we invite all you virtual hitchhikers out there to hop on our video and come along for the ride.
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A country retreat for city-folk dating back to the early 1800's, call her old-fashioned but there is nothing stodgy about the beautiful Berkshires. Elegant homesteads and gilded-age mansions, gardens-...
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Road trips are a quick and essential way to get a breather from the city. It keeps your cash saved while not skipping a beat once Monday hits (most of the time, at least). When searching for the right vehicle to take into the countryside, you'll want to watch for three features: terrain options, safety precautions, and temperature control.
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Amazing getaways from Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and more!
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License plates in Alberta have the phrase “Wild Rose Country” scrolled across them but after reading this list you might think “Adventure Capital of Canada” more accurate.
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So you had a tough week. It happens. Nobody’s working for the work week. So when Friday rolls around, sometimes you just have to get gone in a big way. But while your weekend wanderlust may be spur of...
Fall is one of the best times of year to hit the road with your furry friends. Campgrounds are less crowded, hotel rates are lower and cool fall weather is easier on your traveling pets. These five destinations in Canada and the United States promise breathtaking scenery and unforgettable adventures for you and your furry friend this fall.
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Tired of hitting the hot pavement in the big smoke weekend after weekend? Sure, patios are great, but sometimes we all need to get the heck out of dodge. Here's a hot list of day trips not too far from downtown Toronto.
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Sticks and poop are pretty much all you need to survive a Canadian road trip, according to filmmaker and dad Matthew Clarke.
You will be pleasantly surprised how many very different experiences are available to your family within a days drive. Alberta isn't JUST about visiting the mountains!
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This is the second instalment of a three-part series on driving to Florida. Picking up where we left off, we were ready to see more of the country -- because one of the luxuries of a longer road trip is the freedom to veer off the highways onto the roads less traveled.
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Traveling around Europe and Great Britain is simple thanks to a network of fast and efficient trains and plenty of low-cost airlines. But if you really want to slow down, see the countryside and explore more deeply, renting a car is the only way to go.
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Sometimes your destination isn’t the only thing to look forward to while on the road, as the picturesque views along the way can make the travel that much more exciting. Some of the best and most memo...
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There is something universal about roadtrips. My parents Chevrolet wagon with faux-wood paneling would barrel down the freeways. Many years later my husband and I were hitting the open road with our two-and-a-half-year-old son, Atticus, for our inaugural family roadtrip.
As much as America claims to be the automotive centre of the universe, just about all of us have at least one fond (or maybe not so fond) memory of piling into the car with the family or friends and h...
(Relaxnews) - For motorcycle fans, there is nothing like the combination of breathtaking landscapes and mile upon mile of open road. Some of the world’s most iconic routes offer just that. Here is a s...
For thousands of families, the summer holidays mean loading up the car, marshalling the children and setting off on the open road, even if the journey in question is simply the long, slow gridlocked c...
If you've driven during a Canadian summer, you know the feeling all too well: a crowded highway, tense drivers and a closed lane up ahead. You begin the frustrating, sometimes dangerous process of me...
If you're a fan, you can follow the action without worrying if the hooligan next to you is going to drop his beer on your lap (unless of course your neighbour is wearing a Leafs jersey, in which case you'd be advised to find Dupont or Jodoin to heckle him into an early departure).
It's a lot of fun to get away with the family, but before you can hop a plane and kick back you have to figure out where to go. Not every get-away is kid-friendly, so you'll want to do your research and plan ahead. You can find family-oriented activities to do just about anywhere, but there are some destinations that are particularly well set up for families with young kids. Here are some ideas.
I decided to drive, along with my best friend, from Vancouver to Saskatoon. When I told my friends, their reactions ranged from "Saskatche-where?" to "Why would you want to drive two days only to end up there?" But if you think that Saskatoon is just some hick town in the middle of the Prairies, then think again. I discovered a vibrant city that has retained its small town charm while producing new restaurants and shops that rival those of its bigger neighbours.
In travel, as in life, you must constantly forge your own path and discover new routes. The reason the first guy enjoys it so much is that it is a new, exhilarating experience that makes him feel amazing. The reverse is true for one's first time overdoing it on Canadian whisky.